# 72 increased by 68 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 72 increased by 68 percent. What is 72 increased by 68%? It is 120.96, and the increase is 48.96. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 72 increased by 68% is

= 120.96

### How to increase the number 72 by 68 percent?

With the help of given formula we can get the the percent increase value -

formula 1: Percentage increase = P% × n, P = Percent, n = Number

formula 2: Result = n + Percentage increase
Here we have, n = 72, P = 68%

#### Solution for 72 increased by 68 percent(68%) -

Given number n = 72, P = 68%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 68% × 72
=> 68/100 × 72

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 68 with 72, then divide it by 100
• => 68 × 72/100 = 4896/100 = 48.96
• Percentage Increase = 48.96
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 72 increased by 68%
• = 72 + 48.96
= 120.96

Therefore, result is for 72 increased by 68% is 120.96 and increase is 48.96.

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